At a joint conference on Monday, Vice President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Maryam Nawaz, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Head of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman together with other leaders of Decree coalition demanded full bench preside over Petition of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Pervez Elahi against elections of chief of Punjab minister.
A few hours before the SC is due to resume the hearing of a business in Islamabad today, allied parties harden their stance against what Maryam Nawaz called “bench-fixing” – expression of strong clauses over in bench essay in decisive constitutional case.
“Our justice system is such that when filing a petition people already know what kind bench will be drawn up and decision it will be given,” Maryam said.
Pointing out perceived bias against to her party she mentioned several occasions of PML-N legal fight and “discrimination” against It. “Since his election,” the PML-N leader said, referring to Hamza Shehbaz, “can you name even one day when he was allowed work in world?”.
” system of injustice cannot workshe pleaded.
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto echoed similar sentiments, stating that “it cannot be that three people decide fate of this country. Three people can not decide on will this country run on democratic, elected or selected system,” he said.
“It’s a question of the incorruptibility of our judiciary”, added Bilawal. “We want things to go on in conformity with constitution and for institutions for remain neutral.”
“We do not require that how has the meaning should be decided,” he explained, “we only say that justice States that full the matter will be heard by the court.”
Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman also added what “people and their leaders should be protected by law” and legal institutions, “they should not have any conflict of interest or give impression of be biased.”
“Institutions get in the way in political questions for the defense of the state, he argued, but do they ever reflect on how the state is weakened because of their interference?”
“It’s not difficult to create difficulties,” the JUI-F leader said, urging the judiciary not to bring “this country to the point where people Rebel against institutions.”
Shujaat, PPP filed petitions
Press conference coming hours after Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain party head of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) applied with cop asks to be made a party deputy speaker, manager of the case, which currently is heard by the court.
Chaudhry Shujaat in his statement to the court stated that he “wrote a letter to the Vice Speaker on July 22” and claimed that Dost Mazari “ignored votes on the foundation of letter”.
” votes transmitted to Pervez Elahi MPA PML-Q were in violation of Article 63″ upheld the application and asked the court to recognize Chaudhry Shujaat party to the case, because it was “relevant party in a business”.
Previously there was a request also made by PPP lawyer Farooq Naik after PML-Q leader and Punjab Assembly speaker Pervez Elahi suggested that the SC over Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari decision ignore party members votes in election of the head of the provincial administration.
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Application says that PPP is “one of major political parties of Pakistan must be affected by any decision made by the court in the interpretation of Article 63-A of Constitution of Pakistan and therefore referred to the fact that it was “necessary party’ to the point.
Citation senior party leader and former prime minister The case of Syed Yusuf Raza Gillani, where seven votes were ignored, costing him the election, the petition stated that PPP leaders “have always been victims of of circumstances, including political maneuvering, martial law and coups resulting from in exile of elected government and then the judiciary murder and murders.”
“Thus it would in interest of in public at large if the applicant is hindered as party and shall be heard before this Honorable Court makes any order in interpreting Article 63-A. of Constitution of Pakistan, 1973,” the application says.
PPP Petition also said that if it’s “not heard in this business of great meaning not only [the] PPP as political party will be condemned unheard of, but also all members” and pleaded with the court that “refusal to hear the aforementioned applicant would be oppression of the conscience of the judges and cause eternity of injustice that will not be tolerated just judicial system”.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court imposed a ban on Entrance of political leaders cite ‘security concerns’ raised by ‘mob’ in court.
Sources said Express Tribune what passes previously issued to political parties were also canceled and only the parties to the case and their legal counsel allowed to enter the court.
Heavy Police Deployment
At the same time, a large number of Police officers have been deployed to the High Court due to tensions remain high in expectation of Sun hearing today.
Big numbers of Rangers, FC and police personnel visible on courtroom.
Road closures and detours were also located along Zulfiqar Chowk to Rohtas Road.
Redirect posted for both sides of traffic from Zulfiqar Chowk to G-9 Signal of Rohtas Road.
Alternatively, the G-9 service road can be used. https://t.co/sBUwbBmX7q
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) July 25, 2022
upcoming of decisive trial in court today, the Islamabad police called party leaders and political workers may only enter the premises with SC permission.
سپریم کورٹ میں اہم سماعت۔
فریقین کے رہنماؤں کو سپریم کورٹ انتظامیہ کی اجازت سے کورٹ روم/سپریم کورٹ میں داخلہ دیا جائے گا۔سپریم کورٹ میں داخلے کےلیے پارٹی رہنماؤں کی جانب سےلسٹیں مہیا کی گئی ہیں۔ریڈ زون بشمول سپریم کورٹ کے اردگرد ہرگز کسی جلسے ، جلوس اور اجتماع کی اجازت نہیں۔ 1/2
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) July 25, 2022
In addition, the police stated that political meetings and marches of any kind will be “strictly prohibited”.